Celiac disease can cause dental enamel defects, such as discoloration, poor enamel formation, pitting or banding of teeth, and mottled or translucent-looking teeth.
It can also lead to more cavities and increased sensitivity in teeth.
Patients may also experience delay in dental eruption, reduction of salivary flow, recurrent aphthous stomatitis, angular cheilitis, and dental enamel defects in primary and permanent teeth.
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Celiac disease can cause dental enamel defects, delayed dental development, and more cavities in children. Patients of all ages have more frequent and severe outbreaks of canker sores. Those not on a gluten-free diet are at greater risk for cancers of the mouth, pharynx, and esophagus.
Oral Health | Celiac Disease Foundation
A celiac child's teeth may not have enough enamel on them, which can make them look patchy and white, yellowish or brownish in color. This condition, called "enamel hypoplasia" by dentists, can lead to more cavities and sometimes to increased sensitivity in teeth.
What Celiac Disease Can Do to Your Teeth and Gums - Verywell Health
Dental enamel problems stemming from celiac disease involve permanent dentition and include tooth discoloration—white, yellow, or brown spots on the teeth—poor enamel formation, pitting or banding of teeth, and mottled or translucent-looking teeth.
Dental Enamel Defects & Celiac Disease | NIDDK
Dental enamel defects and recurrent aphthous ulcers, which may occur in patients with celiac disease, may be the only manifestation of this disorder. When dentists encounter these features, they should enquire about other clinical symptoms, associated disorders and family history of celiac disease.
Oral Manifestations of Celiac Disease: A Clinical Guide for Dentists - JCDA
Oral manifestations of celiac disease identified in children may include delay in dental eruption, reduction of salivary flow, recurrent aphthous stomatitis, angular cheilitis, and dental enamel defects in primary and permanent teeth.
Celiac Disease | American Dental Association
Celiac Disease and Dental Care Orthodontic Retainers A case study from 2013 found that a plastic retainer was preventing a child with celiac disease from getting better. Gluten is an…
Celiac Disease and Dental Care | BeyondCeliac.org